Discovery Map International

The leading provider of hand illustrated destination maps in the US. You may have seen our maps in Newport, RI; Charleston, SC; Portland and Bar Harbor, ME; Outer Banks, NC; Boulder, CO; Sun Valley, ID; Monterey and San Diego, CA; the Big Island, HI and over one hundred other destinations. Go with the name known for quality: Discovery Map!

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Discovery Map International

Discovery Map International Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


Discovery Map International, Inc. is an established brand in the travel and tourism industry. To help ensure the success and growth of your operation, Discovery Map provides the support and assistance you need on an ongoing basis.

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Enjoy the Freedom of Owning Your Own Business

We can honestly say that as a franchise company, we have never been more excited about our position in the world of local advertising. The free, artistically styled, engaging, user-friendly maps that are now found throughout the country and internationally have always been the pillar of our company's and franchisees' success. Yet, this is a new age in the world of advertising, so Discovery Map has created a suite of digital companion advertising platforms while maintaining the same visionary, fun, effective "aura" that our maps are famous for.

Company Details

Established: 1973
First Unit Franchised: 1993
Franchised Units: 128
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: All that require pre-registration

Support and Training Offered By Discovery Map International

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: We offer a four day initial training and ongoing training support when requested and as necessary.

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Discovery Map International Franchise.

What does a Discovery Map International Franchise Cost?

Discovery Map International franchise fees for 2023:

Cash Investment: $37,500-$42,500
Total Investment: $37,500-$42,500
Minimum Net Worth: $75,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Royalty: 10%

Is Discovery Map International a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Discovery Map International is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Discovery Map International a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Discovery Map International is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Discovery Map International Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Discovery Map International franchisees make. Discovery Map International offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Discovery Map International a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Discovery Map International is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Discovery Map International Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Discovery Map International franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Discovery Map International Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Discovery Map International franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Discovery Map International Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Discovery Map International franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Discovery Map International Looking for International franchisees?

No. Discovery Map International franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Travel, Advertising & Marketing, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Discovery Map International Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Discovery Map International franchises for sale. We may have Discovery Map International franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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